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Klamath County murder arrest, suspect calls police on himself

A man was shot and killed early Thursday morning in Crescent, Oregon.

Posted: May 9, 2019 11:48 AM

CRESCENT, Ore.-- Emergency dispatch got a call around 2:30 Thursday morning. Rex Jones told dispatchers he shot Russell Gilbert and Gilbert wasn't breathing. 

The Klamath County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police responded. Gilbert was dead when they arrived at the property on Cox Road in Crescent. 

The Klamath County District Attorney's Office said Jones was arrested and booked on charges of murder and unlawful use of a weapon. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Klamath County Sheriff's Office. 

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